The Health Resources and Services Administration today delayed, in accordance with a recent White House memorandum, the effective date of its final rule on drug ceiling prices and civil monetary penalties for manufacturers in the 340B Drug Pricing Program from March 6 to March 21. “The temporary delay in the effective date of this final rule is necessary to give Department officials the opportunity for further review and consideration of new regulations, consistent with the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff’s memorandum,” the notice states.